The cheapest times to fly from PEK to SGN are

  • March 5th to April 22nd (except the week of March 26th)
  • August 6th to September 23rd
  • October 8th to January 7th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from PEK to SGN is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $766 for Thursday flights during late July, or as low as $261 for Friday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Ho Chi Minh City

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) will usually cost between $263 to $417 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $262. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $429. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $168 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $310 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to SGN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PEK to SGN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

PEK to SGN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to SGN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Beijing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Ho Chi Minh City, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Beijing. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $12 (3%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $307. Return trip prices are from the SGN to PEK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PEK to SGN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 47 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from PEK to SGN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH) in Phnom Penh

  • 132 miles (212 km) away from SGN
  • Usually 0.32% less expensive than SGN
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to PNH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PEK to SGN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, ANA, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Cambodia Angkor Air, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, EVA Air, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2111 miles or 3397 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PEK to SGN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to SGN flight is about 4 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Ho Chi Minh City?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 87 available flights from PEK to SGN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PEK
Origination airport name Capital International Airport
City Beijing
Country China
Latitude 40.1
Longitude 116.6

Return Airport

Destination code SGN
Destination airport name Tan Son Nhat International Airport
City Ho Chi Minh City
Country Vietnam
Latitude 10.8
Longitude 106.7


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